Around the Neighborhood

Planning a visit to Hillary House and want to see some other historic sites nearby?

This VisitList is a collection of historic sites and museums around Hillary House and Aurora, ON. Visit these places virtually or use the map provided to plan a museum-hopping day-trip! There is plenty to explore all across Ontario. Below is just a selection of museums and cultural centres to check-out this July for Historic Places Days!


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